flambé

heart
set alight
sizzling
left for too long on golden platter
served cold and bitter
ended up in a dumpster
praying not to be stepped on
never expecting to be picked up
taken home
cradled
loved
found the color red
once again

~~~

written for maypoeticwings 27/31, “flambé”

maypoeticwings is a Twitter poetry challenge hosted by @PoetessBecca and @BelezaAngel

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